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Gujarati Farsans recipes


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Gujarati Farsan Recipes

Just like Kareen Kapoor says in 3 idiots, “.. dhokla, fafda, handva, thepla ... aaise lagta hai jaise koi missiles hai” , we would like to say they are utna he tasty and easy to make!

Farsans are the delight of Gujarati cuisine. Not only are a wide variety of farsaans or snacks prepared on special occasions and to entertain guests, but also enjoyed with tea on any normal day. Indeed, what a mind-boggling array of farsaans there are – steamed ones, deep-fried ones, tava-cooked ones, spicy ones, simple ones… the list is endless! Pudla, Khichu, Masala Puri are other Gujarati Farsan that is nothing short of a heavenly treat early in the morning! Muthias are delectable farsan made by combining different flours and vegetables. They can be prepared in varied methods ranging from baking and deep-frying to steaming. If you find them too dry, then make a basic gravy and relish this Bhaat Na Rasawala Muthia

Deep-fried snacks like Methi Makai Dhebra, Vatana ni Kachori and Ghughra are a perfect accompaniment to a cup of masala chai and a part of the infamous Gujarati thali which is a grand feast.
 

Dhoklas

Fluffy, soft Khatta dhoklas made by grinding and fermenting homemade flour using urad dal and rice is easy to make and a must try recipe! The dhoklas can be eaten with ghee/oil, green chutney or garlic chutney. A sprinkle of red chilly powder or black pepper before steaming simply enhances the flavour. You can even make Khatta dhoklas using idli batter , they are quick to make. Using the same batter, you can make Handvo, a delicious snack loaded with crunchy vegetables.

Other than that you can even make nutrient-rich Mag Na Dhokla, Methi Palak Chawli Dhokla made with the goodness of green leafy vegetables and chawli, Sprouts Dhokla, Chola Methi Dhokla , these are some wholesome breakfast options. Looking for an instant dhokla recipe? Try making Rava Dhokla, Corn Dhokla, Poha Dhokla or Bread Dhokla that requires no soaking and fermenting and can be whipped up in no time at all. This spongy , melt-in-the-mouth snack is loved by all!

Khaman Dhokla is a popular street food from Gujarat. Besan combined with an assortment of ingredients is cooked into fluffy dhoklas, which are tempered traditionally with mustard seeds and sesame seeds to get an aromatic and tasty snack. Traditionally they are made in a steamer, but you can even use a microwave. These dhoklas can be crumbled and tempered with garlic and mixed with pomegranate seeds and coconut to make lip-smacking Amiri Khaman
 

Pankis

Panki, a popular Gujarati snack is a very thin pancake made out of any type of flour mixed with curds and lightly spiced with cumin seeds, green chillies and ginger. As you may have guessed, the name originates from the word paan or leaf, and this snack is actually cooked between two well-greased banana leaves. The leaves impart a special rustic flavour to the pankis. These delicate pancakes are light on the stomach and ideally eaten fresh with tongue-tickling chutneys. Make these delectable, steamed Moong Dal Panki, Green Peas Panki, Corn Panki.
 

Gujarati Faraal farsaans

Most Gujarati’s observe fast during Navratri that includes having a proper meal just once in a day and eat faraal food for one meal or eat faraal both the time. Potatoes, kaand, peanuts, sago and flours, sanwa millet, buckwheat are popular ingredients. An array of dishes can be made by combining these ingredients. Sanwa Panki, Buckwheat Dhokla, Faraali Pattice, Khandvi are famous Gujarati Faraal farsans.

This section introduces you to traditional treats like Patra, Nylon Khaman Dhokla, Khandvi, Methi Na Dhebra, Moong Dal Dhokla, Dakor Na Gota etc.
 

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Rava Dhokla, Semolina Dhokla, Suji Dhokla
Recipe# 40930
21 Sep 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
The Rava Dhokla is quick and easy to make, without requiring any grinding or fermenting, yet it is as fluffy and tasty as you would expect a dhokla to be, making it an ideal dish to whip up for breakfast or
Ragda Patties ( Gujarati Recipe )
Recipe# 558
24 Aug 18

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by Tarla Dalal
Extremely popular in Western India, the Ragda Patties needs no introduction to the food-lover. For the rest of you, it’s a yummy dish of potato patties, stuffed with spiced safed vatana, and drowned in a tongue-tickling gravy of more safed vatana perked up with onion and spices. The ample use of ....
Poha Dhokla
Recipe# 39002
21 Sep 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Feel like having dhoklas for breakfast? you can whip them up instantly by using beaten rice, which requires no soaking or fermenting. These dhoklas also make a good tiffin option since they do not need reheating. Green chutney balances the not-so-spicy dhoklas.
Doodhi Muthia ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 553
25 Jul 18

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by Tarla Dalal
Muthia is a fist-shaped steamed snack that's much-loved by the Gujaratis. Doodhi and onions when combined with an apt combination of semolina and flours like whole wheat flour and besan yield delicious Doodhi Muthias. Ingredients like ginger, green chillies ....
Mixed Vegetable Handvo, Non Fried Snacks
Recipe# 33316
22 Aug 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Mixed Vegetable Handvo is a delicious snack made with readymade idli batter reinforced with loads of tasty, juicy, crunchy veggies! A tempering of mustard and sesame seeds adds to the flavour and aroma of this tasty treat. We have cooked the handvo in a tava and cut it into handy-sized pieces fo ....
Doodhi Muthia
Recipe# 2752
16 Aug 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A perfect blend of flours, with grated bottle gourd and spices, makes the Doodhi Muthias absolutely delightful to bite into, while cooking them in a Microwave oven makes it a really quick and convenient dish to prepare. Top the Doodhi Muthias w ....
Bajra Onion Muthia, Bajra Onion Kadhai Muthia
Recipe# 33321
14 Aug 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
While muthias can be prepared in varied methods ranging from baking and deep-frying to steaming, you will find that cooking them in a kadhai is not only convenient but also gives them a richer flavour and wonderful texture. Here we show you how to make amazing Bajra Onion Muthias using a non-stick k ....
Methi Makai Dhebra, Tea Time Snack
Recipe# 42183
06 Nov 17

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by Tarla Dalal
Dhebra is an Indian bread, popular in Gujarati cuisine. It is made of bajra flour, alone or together with other flours, and is often perked up with different ingredients like spices and herbs. Here is an appetizing Methi Ma ....
Cauliflower Nu Bhanolu ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 560
23 Nov 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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A mildly-flavoured and easy-to-make snack that is very popular in ahmedabad, cauliflower no bhanolu uses coconut milk as the primary ingredient. The tempering that is sprinkled atop the batter before cooking adds to its zest. This microwave version is very easy and quick to make, adapted to suit tod ....
Sprouts Dhokla
Recipe# 39007
21 Sep 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Once a gujarati staple, steamed and low cal dhoklas are universally popular these days! they make a particularly wholesome and light breakfast. Add sprouted moong and spinach to add colour and make them more nourishing.
Green Moong Dal and Palak Handvo
Recipe# 813
09 Jul 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A delicacy from the heartland of Gujarat, Handvo is a unique dish baked in a Kadhai over a traditional tempering and sautéed veggies. Here, we have used a batter of green moong dal which gives a homely flavour and enticing mouth-feel. Ingredients like s ....
Bajra Dhebra Recipe, Gujarati Tea-time Snack
Recipe# 42272
11 Jun 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Re-discover the joy of traditional tea-time snacks with these scrumptious Bajra Dhebras. This is a famous Gujarati deep-fried snack made with a dough of bajra and whole wheat flour flavoured d ....
Vatana ni Kachori, Matar Kachori, Green Peas Kachori
Recipe# 40639
03 Sep 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Making perfect kachoris is an art, and nothing short of it. The ideal cover, which is crisp and flaky but not too oily, and a soft filling, which is neither dry nor soggy, are all essential elements of the perfect kachori. Here, we present a recipe that is quite easy to follow and guaranteed to give ....
Khatta Dhokla ( Quick Recipe Using Idli Batter)
Recipe# 38720
27 Jun 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
These khatta dhoklas are very quick and easy to make. Although dhoklas taste good at room temperature too, serve them hot with green chutney and tea for a classic and complete package!
Damni Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )
Recipe# 33276
26 Jun 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Damni dhokla, a nutritious recipe that combines dals and parboiled rice, this might take you a little time to prepare, but it is totally worth the effort. The dals are washed, soaked, dried and ground, making this an authentic though slow procedure. You will also find readymade flour in stores, in c ....
Khandvi, Gujarati Snack Recipe
Recipe# 557
17 Jul 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Khandvi is a popular snack amongst Gujaratis, especially the kids! Nobody can hide their love for this delicious savoury made of gram flour and curds, tempered with mustard seeds. At the same time, none can deny that it is a difficult item to prepare! Be patient, and remember to cook the paste s ....
Mag Na Dhokla
Recipe# 3543
21 Sep 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Moong dal or 'mag na' dhokla is amongst the favourite breakfast choices of Gujaratis. Not only are these dhoklas very simple t ....
Ghughra, Vatana na Ghughra, Green Peas Ghughra
Recipe# 551
27 Jun 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Whether deep-fried for the indulgent or baked for the health-conscious, ghughras make tea-time significantly more interesting! fry the ghughras just before serving as they tend to get cold and soggy after a while. You could also try the healthier alternative of baking the ghughras at 200ºc for ....
Bhungara Bateta
Recipe# 42561
27 Jun 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Jazz up your day with a portion of spicy Bhungara Bateta, an all-time favourite street food of Gujarat. This is a preparation of baby potatoes, cooked with a plethora of spicy ingredients like ginger paste, garlic paste, chilli powder, and more. ....
Chola Methi Dhokla
Recipe# 145
Yesterday

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A wholesome and tasty snack, which can be served for breakfast too, the Chola Methi Dhokla is a real gem from Indian cuisine. ....
Sev Usal
Recipe# 42573
27 Jun 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
One of Gujarat’s favourite street foods, the Sev Usal is an unimaginably scrumptious treat, with a mind-boggling array of textures and a vibrant burst of flavours – every aspect of it justifies its timeless popularity! Boiled vatana is cooked with a tongue-tickling curry, made of tangy tomatoes, ....
Khatta Dhokla Using Homemade Flour
Recipe# 42589
21 Sep 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Here’s a quick and easy way to make your own dhokla flour at home, and use it to make tasty dhoklas. This dry flour can be ground within minutes in your own kitchen using just two ingredients and a regular mixer-grinder. By blending the dal and rice to a fine coarse texture, which is neither coa ....
Khaman Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )
Recipe# 33269
21 Sep 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Khaman dhokla, a famous snack sold in every street of Gujarat, it is no longer restricted to that region -- it is readily available in every part of the country. People love these yummy dhoklas as a breakfast, snack or as a farsan (savoury accompaniment) in the lunch or dinner menu. We made it ....
Khaman Dhokla, Quick Microwave Khaman Dhokla
Recipe# 2753
Yesterday

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The Khaman Dhokla is an all-time favourite Gujarati snack that is served with peppy green chutney at tea time. It has an exquisite texture and appetizing flavour, but is surprisingly easy to make, especially this version that is made in the
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Gujarati Farsans
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